Posts tagged as Raimundas Karoblis

Croatian soldiers can’t rely on Lithuanians anymore

By Kovas Azbis on Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Minister of National Defense Raimundas Karoblis talked Croatian soldiers into coming back to Lithuania. “Lithuania thanks Croatia for the decision to deploy its forces to the NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battalion Battle Group in Lithuania again – that is the real expression of solidarity between our countries in the face of common threats,” Karoblis said on the 12th of September while on a formal visit to Croatia. He met…

EU member states to develop European cyber response force proposed by Lithuania

Monday, June 25, 2018

If a major cyber incident strikes as soon as in the coming years, it would be responded to by an international cyber response force. A Declaration of Intent signed on development of the Lithuanian-initiated EU Cyber Rapid Response Force teams at a session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg today has laid a foundation for that. “EU countries have not had the opportunity to address cyber incidents together so…

Minister R. Karoblis invites to demonstrate unwavering transatlantic solidarity

Saturday, June 16, 2018

“The most essential goal of the upcoming NATO Summit is to make the strong transatlantic allied solidarity as apparent to the world as possible,” Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis said on June 13 at a conference in Washington, US. According to Minister, the success of the NATO Summit will depend not only on what will be laid down in the documents but also on the message the allied leaders…

R.Karoblis invites NATO to speed up the decision regarding the headquarters near eastern borders of the Alliance

Monday, June 11, 2018

“The Alliance has achieved quite a lot on stronger deterrence and defence since the Warsaw Summit but we have to make sure the launched security initiatives are continued and their implementation is accelerated,” Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis said at the NATO Defence Ministers meeting in Brussels on June 7. He stressed that the speed of decision-making is one of the key conditions of efficient collective defence and therefore…

R. Karoblis to meet with Northern Group Defence Ministers in the Hague

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

On June 6 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis will travel to the Hague to take part in the Northern Group Defence Ministers meeting. The Ministers are planned to discuss security situation in the Baltic Sea and the North Atlantic regions, potential outcome of the upcoming NATO Summit, challenges in military mobility area and solutions to them. The Northern Group includes the United Kingdom, the three Baltic states – Lithuania,…

Lithuanian Minister of Defence R.Karoblis met with MINUSMA and EUTM leaderships in Mali

Thursday, May 3, 2018

“The security situation in Mali remains particularly complex, so Lithuania continues its participation in the multinational peacekeeping and training missions here,” Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis said when meeting with leaderships of the multinational operations in Mali Lithuanian soldiers are deployed to. Minister met in Mali with Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and United Nations Resident Coordinator Mbaranga Gasarabwe, MINUSMA…

Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis to attend opening of NATO Week in Ukraine

Monday, April 23, 2018

On April 23 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis will visit Kyiv to attend opening events of the NATO Week in Ukraine. “Security and stability of Ukraine and its ability to respond to threats affects significantly the security of the entire region, therefore cooperation with Ukraine has been one of Lithuania’s most important foreign and security policy priorities for a long time now,” Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis says.…